Tee Scott

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Born Marc Allen Scott September 17, 1948 in the Bronx, NY also known as Toraino Scott, or Tee Scott was an American DJ and remixer in the disco era working in New York city.

Tee's remixes includes First Choice's Love Thang, Junior Giscombe's Mama Used To Say, Northend's Happy Days and Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway's Back Together Again. First to use 3 turntables and sound effects. Known for "riding" 2 or more records at a time. Innovator in the modern club mix.

On September 20, 2004 Tee was inducted into the Dance Music Hall of Fame for his many outstanding achievement as a DJ.

Early influences included a musical household (including a classically trained pianist father), and membership in both the boro-wide and city-wide choruses.

A graduate of George Westinghouse High School. AS in computer science from ITT tech conferred posthumously.

Sources[edit]

  • Brewster, Bill and Broughton, Frank (1999) Last Night a DJ Saved my Life: the History of the Disc Jockey Headline Book Publishing Ltd. ISBN 0-7472-6230-6
  • Lawrence, Tim (2004). Love Saves the Day: A History of American Dance Music Culture, 1970-1979 . Duke University Press. ISBN 0-8223-3198-5.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Melanie A. Scott, the kid sister